RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship

RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship

The Course offers a great introduction to navigation and safety awareness for new, inexperienced or rusty skippers and crew.

This course is for anyone interested in sailing, motor boating, sea angling or diving, and works well in complementing our on-the-water training, such as the Powerboat Level 2, Start Yachting and Helmsman courses.

This is a highly informative course with lots of opportunities for you to put your new found knowledge into practice. If you decide to take the course online, you will find many interactive exercises to help reinforce the information and lots of chances to try out what you’ve learned.

In the classroom, the course is taught over 16 hours with exercises to complete along the way. It can be covered as a series of short sessions or over two full days.

You will receive a course pack which includes a chart, plotter, dividers, course handbook, exercises and an electronic chart plotter CD.

Course topics include:

  • charts and publications
  • safety
  • engine checks
  • buoyage
  • tidal awareness
  • visual and electronic navigation
  • pilotage
  • rules of the road
  • anchoring
  • weather forecasts
  • passage planning

Cost £200

Duration 2 Days

Dates:

We run these courses on bi weekly basis during the summer and winter months. Please call us for details.